Get to know Arcadian

Arcadian is originally from Titusville, FL. 

His first call to the arts was music. At 2, he found the piano. He trained with Rollins College professor and Mozart Scholar, Dr. Gary Wolf. 

At 9, he started dancing hip-hop and tap. Slowly starting in other styles like Jazz, Contemporary and Musical theater in the following years. 
At 14, Arcadian won a scholarship to the Orlando Ballet summer program at the American Dance Competition (ADC). 
At that point he fell in love with Ballet. 
The next year, he trained at the Juilliard School for Dance. 
Broad was then hired by the Orlando Ballet as the youngest dancer in their history under Artistic Director Robert Hill. 
He spent the next 8 years as their Principal Dancer and first ever Artist in Residence. During this time Arcadian performed numerous lead roles such as Romeo, Mercutio, Basilio (Don Quixote), Prince Siegfried (Swan Lake), 
Jonathan Harker (Dracula), Bob AKA Prince Charming (Val Caniparoli's A Cinderella Story) and masterpieces by Jerome Robbins, Twyla Tharp, Jessica Lang, Peter Chu and George Balanchine. 

As the Artist in Residence, Arcadian found his choreographic voice. 
Having 13 contemporary pieces and 2 full-length productions under his belt. 
For "Beauty and the Beast" and "WonderLand: Mad Tales of the Hatter", Arcadian also composed original orchestral scores receiving critical acclaim as becoming 
"a signature dual Choreographer and Composer with Prokofiev and Danny Elfman fused together to create new magic."

Now joining the Cincinnati Ballet, Arcadian is still producing new work. 
Currently working on new and exciting projects everyday!

Arcadian has made appearances on national platforms such as Top 10 on America's Got Talent, the Ellen Show, and So You Think You Can Dance. 
He has also performed on Broadway and regional theater productions of Billy Elliot (Billy), Gypsy (Tulsa) and Flashdance (Principal Dancer). 

If you would like to inquire about performing Arcadian's productions or schedule a guest performance(s, please visit our Contact page and send us a message. 

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